sheugh

noun \ ˈshüḵ \

Definition of sheugh

chiefly Scotland

Examples of sheugh in a Sentence

  1. fell into a sheugh while rambling over the Scottish moors

Origin and Etymology of sheugh

Middle English sogh swamp; akin to Middle Low German gutter

sheugh Synonyms

Synonyms
dike, fosse (or foss), gutter, ditch [chiefly Scottish], trench, trough
Related Words
acequia [Southwest], culvert, drain, draw, gully (also gulley), ravine; drill, furrow; ha-ha, moat, stank [British dialect], sunk fence; kennel

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